Mon.Feb 04, 2019

Closing the Office vs. Working From Home

Eric Lanke

This past week brought the Polar Vortex to the Midwest and with it record-breaking temperatures well below zero.

5 Must Haves for Your Member Portal


Members bring their online expectations as a consumer to their membership experience, but is your portal up to par? Checkout these member portal must haves to help your organization meet and exceed those expectations

Lessons in Volunteering from Super Bowl LIII


Last night was the biggest game in football, and as you probably know, it was held in Atlanta - where I live! Now I didn’t go (those ticket prices!), but I still wanted to partake in the festivities, so I attended a few of the fan events leading up to the big game.

How Emerging Learning Trends Can Ignite a Spark in Your Audience

WBT Systems

How Emerging Learning Trends Can Ignite a Spark in Your Audience. Read more about How Emerging Learning Trends Can Ignite a Spark in Your Audience


Facebook at 15: It’s Fundamental. It’s Annoying. We’re Still There.

Associations Now

As it hits a key anniversary, it’s safe to say that Facebook, as a social network and company, is well into its terrible teen years. But it’s worth remembering the reasons why the network hooked us in the first place—because they’re the very things that associations want to do well.

Book of the Month - February 2019

Association Success

The guide book to lead you into the next era of the association industry is ready! Editor’s note: Every month, we interview a different author who has valuable insights that are relevant to professionals within the association industry. From widely varying perspectives and specializations, we hope to provide our dedicated audience with quality reading to continue fostering growth and inspiration! Association 4.0: Positioning for Success in an Era of Disruption by Sherry Budziak and Kevin Ordonez.

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Diane Moery Promoted to Moery Chief Operating Officer

Moery Company

The Moery Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Co-Founder Diane Moery to Chief Operating Officer (COO). As Director of Operations since 2014, Diane’s part-time role has been “behind the scenes” of our 12-person firm managing payroll, invoices, and all that human resources entail.

Daily Buzz: Tricks to Kick-Start Membership Growth

Associations Now

Increasing membership numbers should always be a priority—and these three membership growth strategies can deliver on that goal. Also: building an online community that encourages engagement. No matter the size, mission, or goals of an association, increasing membership is often top of mind.

5 Self-Service Member Portal Expectations


Members bring their online expectations as a consumer to their membership experience. Here are five ways a one-stop shop member portal will help your organization meet and exceed those expectations

UBIT Repeal Gaining Traction in 116th Congress

Associations Now

Bipartisan support to repeal a 21 percent tax on fringe benefits, include free parking and mass-transit assistance, is growing. Meanwhile, a new report commissioned by Independent Sector reveals the impact of the tax on nonprofits.

You Might Have Noticed…

Smooth The Path

If you receive updates of my blog posts through email, you might have noticed that recent posts are not showing, or there are extra spaces between paragraphs or the photos are HUGE! I’m sorry about this, and I appreciate your patience while I try to fix the bugs I’m not sure if the problem is a massive WordPress editor update or if I caused this while I was fiddling with the RSS feed trying to make the emails easier to read.

Report: Pointless Workplace Meetings Costly, Time-Consuming

Associations Now

A report from the software company Doodle suggests that hundreds of billions of dollars are wasted on ineffective workplace meetings each year. But a few tweaks could help matters. Are all those boring, disorganized office meetings costing your association a whole lot of money?

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